Norfolk football fans praised after World Cup clash passes without any arrests
PUBLISHED: 11:25 04 July 2018 | UPDATED: 15:50 26 March 2020
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Football fans in Norfolk have been praised by police after a dramatic night of World Cup action passed without any arrests.
England took on Colombia on Tuesday night, in an exciting night of football which saw England eventually win a penalty shoot out.
And while spirits were running high across the county - with many of its pubs packed with spectators - the night passed without event.
Norfolk police said there had been no arrests related to football, and that fans had been “well behaved”.
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Hundreds of people crammed into pubs in the centre of Norwich, and spilled out into Prince of Wales Road - the city’s clubland - after England’s victory.
The team will face their next match on Saturday, when they take on Sweden in the quarter finals.
An increased number of officers will be on duty.
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